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M. Fabris - Bust, baby face with fly on the nose (1) - Terracotta - mid 20th century

Lot reference 28869517

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Location: Italy
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No. of items: 1
Object: baby face with fly on the nose, Bust
Material: Terracotta
Designer/ Artist: M. Fabris
Model/ Name: volto bimbo con mosca sul naso
Estimated Period: mid 20th century
Country of Origin: Italy
Condition: Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions: 20×10×10 cm
Weight: 300 g

Terracotta ragamuffin (‘scugnizzo’) head covered with metal foil by M. Fabris.
Witty and lovely face, typical of Southern Italy with a fly on his nose.
Very eye-catching from any point of view, with clever and well-balanced features, very nice.
Height with small base: 2.5 cm, overall height 20 cm

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